Without Blossom

loneliness of leaves whispering sweet promises to a single heart                             Kim M. Russell, 23rd September 2018 life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit             Khalil Gibran (re-worked by Chèvrefeuille) My response to Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Chained Together III: Without Blossom In today’s episode we have another Hineri challenge: we have […]

Sifting Stars and Flowers

time sifts through our hands fading stars and wild flowers difficult to count Kim M. Russell, 23rd September 2018 My response to Carpe Diem’s Weekend Meditation #51 Tagore’s ‘Endless Time’ Today we are being reminded that time flies as well as taking a quick trip back in time with a poem by Tagore, from which […]

The Elusiveness of Purple

It’s in the bloom on the skin of a plump plum poised to plop, the fruity sweetness of the drop of a blackberry’s inky stain, the smear of jam on a child’s face, and the smudge in the space between the rich red of sunset and the indigo of night. When the scent of plum […]